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668 Neighbor Of The Beast - New England Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

625 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 625
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 9.77%
Wants: 83
Gots: 71 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
New England Brewing Co. visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CHADMC3 on 05-29-2010)
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jrand2621

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-31-2013 12:48:02 | More by jrand2621
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Ultra-Plinian

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-30-2013 05:11:16 | More by Ultra-Plinian
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firedwarftj

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

12-29-2013 04:20:33 | More by firedwarftj
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Chuckletheturtle

Delaware

3.83/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

My first experience with just 12 oz serving but was attracted to the lush and extraordinarily rich soft malts and just a glimmer from hops Belgian style. Yes deserves more consideration and a least a 4 can test. You know don't want to join jump to conclusions on such a meager sample. Can condition and treatment could have been lending or leading me to RASH judgment. This beer needs a trip Wood bridge and draft.

Of course you should know I live in Delaware and in close proximity to Dogfish Head and have a very intimate look for hops when sampling. I assume it is similar to that ability of people that can taste even the slightest influence of oak.

Serving type: can

12-29-2013 00:02:31 | More by Chuckletheturtle
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KevinDanger23

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +25.3%

12-28-2013 04:09:26 | More by KevinDanger23
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frosted33

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

12-28-2013 01:55:04 | More by frosted33
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Huffs

New York

3.76/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a sam adams glass, nice full head developed, white and frothy to creamy, with great retention and lacing. Appearance was cloudy with a golden honey color. Aroma was citrus and yeast with some spice and grass notes. Tasted grainy and yeasty with floral, herbal and citrus notes. Nice medium to full mouth feel with a sweet and lingering aftertaste.

Serving type: can

12-28-2013 00:09:43 | More by Huffs
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clemson14

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

12-27-2013 01:05:00 | More by clemson14
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Ralphs66

New York

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-26-2013 23:47:39 | More by Ralphs66
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Dizzy242

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-25-2013 01:58:10 | More by Dizzy242
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ctwybeerguy

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

12-24-2013 22:15:44 | More by ctwybeerguy
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dogfishandi

New York

3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can at fridge temp poured into a tulip. No freshness info.

Pours out a light cloudy golden color, about one finger of white head with some very nice retention and sticky lacing.

Warming, sweet candied grain, Belgian yeast, bubblegum.

Classic Belgian strong pale, bubblegum, sweet sugary grain, light Belgian yeast phenols, grassy hops, just a slight tingle that let's you know the ABV.

Medium bodied, goes down smooth and easy.

A pretty spot on example of the style. This beer out of a wine barrel is probably something to behold.

Serving type: can

12-22-2013 20:12:19 | More by dogfishandi
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mverity

Florida

4.44/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Can share at Proof courtesy of Masterson. Head!!! Pours a slightly hazy pale yellow with about half an inch of head just in a rocks glass. Head lasted extremely well. Great lacing. Thick white collar once the head did fade. Sweet grassy aroma with some clean earthy hops. Taste is similar with a touch of funk. Medium to high carbonation and medium body. Very enjoyable.

Serving type: can

12-22-2013 03:26:09 | More by mverity
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Los1324

New York

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-22-2013 03:19:41 | More by Los1324
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Moopband

New York

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-21-2013 16:45:37 | More by Moopband
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-17-2013 14:27:20 | More by HRamz3
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k_clarkie

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -6%

12-16-2013 04:11:59 | More by k_clarkie
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marshmeli

New York

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

12-10-2013 20:14:36 | More by marshmeli
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jlee185

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

12-07-2013 13:57:26 | More by jlee185
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rjp217

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-01-2013 22:10:50 | More by rjp217
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Hirshi

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

12-01-2013 19:50:49 | More by Hirshi
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Wukk

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +19%

12-01-2013 05:58:57 | More by Wukk
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WhiteHillsStore

Connecticut

4.38/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

As a Connecticut resident I love New England Brewery. It's close by and I love to bring friends by to see the small, but ambitious location. The color is golden with a great foam. It's refreshing yet still has ample body to be drank alone. The hints of citrus on the end balance well with the wheaty taste in the beginning. We paired it with light Italian and were very happy with how well the beer paired. The price point on a four pack is pretty fair and the availability in stores inside CT is very nice. Everyone we turn on to this beer keeps coming back for more. While some beers tend to give either a love or hate reaction, this one is almost guaranteed to appease almost anyone's palate. On a side note, absolutely love the name and the artwork on the side of the can.

Serving type: can

12-01-2013 04:17:37 | More by WhiteHillsStore
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -6%

11-29-2013 01:56:08 | More by nmann08
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topdown

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

11-27-2013 06:25:27 | More by topdown
668 Neighbor Of The Beast from New England Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 625 ratings.